Tag: Young Adult

Review: Into the Churn by Hayley Reese Chow

Review: Into the Churn by Hayley Reese Chow

Into the Churn (Into the Churn #1) by Hayley Reese Chow My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: m/f Blurb: Earth was tame. Belethea is not. Seventeen-year-old Ezren Hart interns in her mother’s terraforming lab, studying Belethea’s deadly storms with the dream of giving her backwater planet open teal skies. But when budget cuts threaten to shut down her mother’s lab, Ezren enters Belethea’s Race Royale, the system’s deadliest and most lucrative race. To win, she’ll have to run, drive, and fight her way across Belethea’s barren landscape while navigating its savage […]

Posted April 4, 2024 by Lola in Review, Romance, Sci-Fi / 2 Comments

DNF Reviews January and February 2024

DNF Reviews January and February 2024

Blogger Lisa Loves Literature inspired me to do DNF reviews again and group them in one post. I decided to do posts until I have 4 or so DNF reviews, so maybe one every few months. We’ll see. Junker Seven Junker Seven (Twin Suns #1) by Olive J. Kelley Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: A romantic, queer sci-fi epic about changing the galaxy, one girl at a time. Castor Quasar is a junker- a bounty hunter making a living off of collecting and selling valuable scrap. They live a quiet life, bouncing from […]

Posted February 28, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance, Sci-Fi / 8 Comments

Review: Alexia Loves Troy by Jordan Ford

Review: Alexia Loves Troy by Jordan Ford

Alexia Loves Troy (Misfits Remix #3) Jordan Ford My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: He’s rich, she’s poor. He plays rugby, she’s a sassy hip hop dancer. Can two people from different worlds seriously fall in love? Alexia trusts very few people in this world. Having spent her childhood in survival mode, she’s learned to wear a coat of armor and not be afraid of a fight. But what happens when the guy she wants to fight the most is the one who can get under her defenses with just […]

Posted July 18, 2023 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: The Space Beyond by Melissa Pearl

Review: The Space Beyond by Melissa Pearl

The Space Beyond (The Space Between #1.5) Melissa Pearl My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: “There’s more than one way to say, I love you.” Have you ever been so in love with someone, but not had the courage to tell them? Nicole Tepper is that girl. She loves her boyfriend Dale, but fearing rejection, keeps her feelings buried deep. She can’t even let on how heartbroken she is when Dale begins applying for colleges thousands of miles away from her; never even whispering a word about how much she […]

Posted May 23, 2023 by Lola in Contemporary, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: The Pastry Warlock by Laura Greenwood

Review: The Pastry Warlock by Laura Greenwood

The Pastry Warlock (Broomstick Bakery #2.5) by Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Romance Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Ash has been in love with his best friend since the moment they met, but he’s never done anything about it for fear of ruining their friendship. When Ellie is nervous about an internship interview, Ash takes things into his own hands and makes her croissants filled with hope magic. Can a shared moment in the kitchen finally take their friendship to a romance? – The Pastry Warlock is a paranormal romance and part of […]

Posted February 22, 2023 by Lola in Fantasy, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Fate of the Fallen by Lindsey Sparks

Review: Fate of the Fallen by Lindsey Sparks

Fate of the Fallen (Atlantis Legacy #2) by Lindsey Sparks My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Adventure Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Fate of the Fallen is the sequel to the exhilarating treasure-hunting adventure, Legacy of the Lost. Some myths hold a seed of truth. She must uncover the truth behind the myth of Hades, god of the underworld…before it destroys her. Using wit and gumption—along with a hearty dose of her newfound psychic gifts—Cora Blackthorn has narrowly escaped the clutches of the Custodes Veritatis. With the help of her closest friend and strongest ally, […]

Posted February 6, 2023 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 4 Comments

Review: The Space Between Heartbeats by Melissa Pearl

Review: The Space Between Heartbeats by Melissa Pearl

The Space Between Heartbeats (The Space Between Heartbeats #1) by Melissa Pearl My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Contemporary Romance with a hint of Paranormal Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: She’s a reckless party girl. He’s her scar-faced victim. But when she needs a hero, can he overcome past hurts to save her life? Nicole Tepper has it all—beauty, popularity, and the perfect boyfriend. But after a party she can’t remember, she wakes up in a ghostly state, trapped between life and death. Nicole’s injured body is lying in a wooded area, but she has no idea […]

Posted January 23, 2023 by Lola in Contemporary, Mystery, Review, Romance / 0 Comments